Manali-Leh road opens for light vehicles
Shimla: The strategically important Manali-Leh highway after remaining closed for six months has been finally declared open for light vehicles, BRO officials said today. SK.Doon, superintendent engineer of Boarder Road Organisation, over phone said that the Manali -Leh road has been declared open for light vehicles as BRO cleared the snow form Baralacha, Langlacha and Sarchu passes up to Leh in Ladhak region of J&K by last evening. He said that Rohtang Pass was already open for traffic up to Keylong. He said that the highway would be made open for heavy vehicles within three days.